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Old 09-18-2012, 01:45 PM   #4941
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Uhh...I suppose you can get recommendations for good/reliable brands from Hieu (sillieidiot) from SGC, possibly Rick (Devious21) from NGC, and, well, that's about it. I don't trust anyone with angel eyes (unless they're a seasoned installer themselves) because at some point it's failed, it's failing, or on the verge of failure and they've bitched, are bitching, or on the verge of making a thread about it. Kalim doesn't kount since he still has wee little halogens and his M3 probably has something failing with its aftermarket lights.
The P46s in the beater M3 are holding up quite nicely.
Installed EAS 60-LED rings on Sunday and the build quality is way better than the cheaper brands. I still have many complaints about the retention mechanism and parts of the wiring harness, but less painful than many.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:48 PM   #4942
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Jeez...you recommend me a car that manages to be ugly AND bland at the same time.
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Predictable list, but a good one.

Also you're missing a car

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He sold the 4th car for lunch money. #collegestudentproblems
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:50 PM   #4945
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lol, that poor z4 has such an uncertain future.
I know, so far it's staying. I would like for it to stay, so someday I can make my modern-day AC Cobra.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:51 PM   #4946
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The P46s in the beater M3 are holding up quite nicely.
Installed EAS 60-LED rings on Sunday and the build quality is way better than the cheaper brands. I still have many complaints about the retention mechanism and parts of the wiring harness, but less painful than many.
LOL, why people install these silly things is beyond me. I don't know why people just can't leave them be. I never messed with the lighting in my E46 or the Fit.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:52 PM   #4947
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Predictable list, but a good one.

Also you're missing a car


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Old 09-18-2012, 01:53 PM   #4948
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Could it be possible to keep the power levels similar to an e46 m3 and just use an m3 rear end to further simplify things?
I think most of the simple conversions also keep the trans, so you'd have to get one of those, too. Using a non-M trans would work, but you'd need to find or make the right drive shaft.

So I dunno if it would simplify things overall, but it would give you a beefier driveline to handle the extra torque.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:56 PM   #4950
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He sold the 4th car for lunch money. #collegestudentproblems
He traded the 4th one to the Mercedes dealer for 190e parts.

Now he's 75% done
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:59 PM   #4951
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$25 shipped for a like new cupholder? Is that a good deal?
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Old 09-18-2012, 02:00 PM   #4952
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Missing numbers can't be good for engineering...
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It's a good thing he's not an engineer, then.
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Old 09-18-2012, 02:00 PM   #4954
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He traded the 4th one to the Mercedes dealer for 190e parts.

Now he's 75% done
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$25 shipped for a like new cupholder? Is that a good deal?
Free would be even better.
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I know, so far it's staying. I would like for it to stay, so someday I can make my modern-day AC Cobra.
I would like to see it stay, too.
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LOL, why people install these silly things is beyond me. I don't know why people just can't leave them be. I never messed with the lighting in my E46 or the Fit.
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Free would be even better.
It would.

Are you implying you want to give me a free cupholder
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LOL, why people install these silly things is beyond me. I don't know why people just can't leave them be. I never messed with the lighting in my E46 or the Fit.
Yeah I'm on the fence regarding angel eyes. :/

They look decent in pictures but IRL they always look super bright and ricey
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